Casey Powers is the CEO of Climb Credit, an education finance company that evaluates the return on investment of education programs and helps consumers find, evaluate, and finance these programs to increase their earning potential. She became CEO in February 2022 after serving as Climb’s COO for the 3 prior years. Ms. Powers began her career in investment banking, rising to a Vice President at Goldman Sachs in the Municipal and Infrastructure Finance group. After leaving Wall Street, Ms. Powers went on to earn her Masters at Columbia School of International and Public Affairs where she developed a passion for deploying business strategies to address and promote social, environmental and economic progress. In the past decade, Casey has held leadership positions at several “mission-driven” financial technology companies including Mission Markets and Lenddo. She lives in East Hampton, New York, with her husband and three young daughters.